Frequently asked Questions about Baldon House
We hope the questions and answers below will address any concerns you have regarding a visit to Baldon House. However, if you have a question that is not in the list below, do not hesitate to contact us directly and we'll do our best to answer it.
How do I get to Oxford?
Baldon House is only 15 minutes drive to the centre of oxford by car. Alternatively, you can park at the Redbrige Park and Ride where the Abingdon Road meets the Ring Road, and take the frequent bus services in. Parking can be tricky in the centre of town, but there is a multi-story car park at Westgate parking lot at the end of the Abingdon Road, alternatively chance your arm looking for street parking.
How do I get to London?
Baldon House is located South of Oxford with easy access to the M 40 which takes you directly into the heart of London in about 1 1/2 hours. If you don't want to navigate London traffic or parking, you can get a coach services to central London. It goes form Thornhill park and Ride every 20 minutes or so and takes about 1 1/2 hours. The two companies are City Link and Oxford Tube. Alternatively, there is always the train,line. The quickest journey is from Didcot Parkway to Paddington in 45 minutes, or from Thame in 1 hour to Marylebone station near Regents park. Details on train time and fares can be found at www.thetrainline.com
How Private is Baldon House?
Baldon House is fairly unique in its design. Historically it was a large manor house with adjoining Servants Quarters, Coach House. In 1977 it was sold and split up, the Servants Quarters became the West Wing, the Coach House The EAst Wing and the Centres remained as the substantial part of the house. Each of the three houses is completely independent, has it's own entrance, parking, garden etc, but share the use of the front lawn and have access to the stunning South lawn. It is such a large property, that the feeling of quiet and space is rarely interrupted by your neighbours.
What Animals are there at Baldon House?
Baldon House is set in 60 acre of pasture and woodland, so there is a good variety of wild life and animals to see and visit. We have a series of rare breed pigs near the walled garden, a varied selection of rare breed hens, 4 throughbred ex race horse, a Fresian Mare named Sterre, a pony called Joules and 5 sheep (Maddison, Lexington, Park, Fifth and Princess).